DR Congo Losing Billions Yearly From Tax Evasion - Report
Corruption and mismanagement of revenue agencies is preventing over a fifth of mining proceeds from reaching the national treasury lobby group, Global Witness says.
East African, 6 September 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo is losing up to $1.3 billion in revenue each year due to a failure by public bodies, tax agencies and the state mining firm Gécamines to… Read more »
A wealthy dealer examines rough diamonds in his shop (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: Protecting Livelihoods is Key to Mining the DRC's Riches
ISS, 6 September 2017
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the potential to become Africa's richest economy, going by the quantities of its natural resources. At the centre of the riches are… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 30 August 2017
The past year has been challenging for the Canadian mining corporation Banro. The company holds four gold mining concessions in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Army General Accused of Illegally Running Gold Mining Operation
Deutsche Welle, 1 September 2017
As gold continues to fuel the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN report says Major General Gabriel Amisi Kumba with a history of serious human rights abuses is… Read more »
Felix Tshisekedi, the son of deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, says the campaign will start on October 1, and is aimed at showing President Joseph Kabila that he no ... Read more »